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- Ukraine & China Reader Responses
Author(s): David R. Kotok | Mon January 31, 2022
We recently published two geopolitical discussions, on Ukraine (https://www.cumber.com/market-commentary/ukraine) and China (https://www.cumber.com/market-commentary/china-0). We thank readers for their replies. We will share a few below. But first we want to remind readers that our portfolio…
Author(s): David R. Kotok | Sun January 30, 2022
We’ve used the phrase “a picture is worth a thousand words” before. Well, here we go again. Let’s start with this one.
The chart above says it all. But now…
- This Time Is Different
Author(s): Robert Eisenbeis, Ph.D. | Thu January 27, 2022
As we at Cumberland expected, the FOMC left its target rate unchanged at 0%–0.25% and made only a small adjustment to its asset purchase program, cutting its purchases of Treasuries to $20 billion and purchases of mortgage-backed securities to $10 billion per month. The Committee also reaffirmed…
Author(s): David R. Kotok | Tue January 25, 2022
I asked my colleague Matt McAleer to calculate the weight of the total China stock market exposure in our International ETF portfolio strategy. He sent back: “No direct exposure. Pick up an allocation thru ACWX. We are 2% vs. benchmark 8%”.Image…
Author(s): David R. Kotok | Mon January 24, 2022
There’s a lot to know about the current situation in Ukraine. So below is a link to a multifaceted discussion about Ukraine and the geopolitical risk elements there, including the Turkey connection. Many thanks to the Foreign Policy Research Institute for their ongoing contribution to the…
- Game plan! – Cumberland Advisors Special Update
Author(s): Matthew C. McAleer | Mon January 24, 2022
Cumberland Advisors Special Update
Game Plan! Today's Date: January 24, 2022
Dear Clients & Friends, Matt McAleer, Executive Vice President & Director of Equity…
- Sunday with Beveridge Curves
Author(s): David R. Kotok | Sun January 23, 2022
The link below takes you to Cumberland’s website, where 36 slides depict various United States labor force metrics, before and during the pandemic period. We’ve used the Beveridge curve concept to create the slides.
- Cumberland Advisors Week in Review (Jan 17, 2022 - Jan 21, 2022)
Author(s): Cumberland Advisors | Sat January 22, 2022
Thank you for watching Cumberland Advisors' Friday, January 21, 2022 Week In Review, an end-of-week update on market conditions, equities & bonds with with Matt McAleer, Executive Vice President & Director of Equity…
- "Something Weird": a Brent Donnelly Guest Commentary
Author(s): David R. Kotok | Fri January 21, 2022
Brent Donnelly, president of Spectra Markets, and a Camp Kotok attendee, sent along the following piece with the note, “Some alarming charts for you today. Keep an open mind on the US economy in 2022.”
- The Fed & The Fires!
Author(s): David R. Kotok | Thu January 20, 2022
When she was testifying at her US Senate confirmation hearing, Fed Governor Lael Brainard fielded questions about the Fed and its “climate change” policy. This is a hot subject in the monetary economics and central banking world. One side of the debate says that the Fed should keep out of this…